Underaction
Underaction Un"der*ac`tion, n. Subordinate action; a minor action incidental or subsidiary to the main story; an episode. [1913 Webster]

The least episodes or underactions . . . are parts necessary or convenient to carry on the main design. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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